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2024 Student Awards

May 1, 2024

2024 Department of Communication Student Award Recipients Gallery Awards List Special Initiative Award Presented to Bryce Ross by Torin Monahan Lucia Morgan Award Presented to Cris McFarland by Kumi Silva The NC Television, Inc. Award Presented to Joey Richards and Dafna … Read more


May 1, 2024

The Department of Communication’s inaugural “COMM Day” Photos by Junior COMM Major Jing Chen

Richards Receives Stellar Review for ‘Breaking Up With Jesus’

August 25, 2023

  Joseph Richards’s performance of Breaking Up With Jesus at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland receives a stellar review from Paul T. Davies of gave the COMM PhD student four stars and writes, “It’s a deeply … Read more

Class of 2023 Doctoral and Master’s Graduates

May 15, 2023

We are pleased to announce the Class of 2023 Doctors of Philosophy in Communication and Master in Cultural Studies.   Shanice Cameron, PhD Locating the Everyday: Black Women, Well-Being, and Digital Media Pat Parker, Advisor   Kiara Childs, PhD Black … Read more

2023 Student Awards List and Photo Gallery

May 1, 2023

Awards List Award Name: Outstanding Achievement in Interpersonal & Organizational Communication Presented By: Katie Striley Award Winners: Mary Elizabeth Elliott and Mackenzie Holland   Award Name: Lucia Morgan Award Presented By: Sarah Dempsey Award Winner: Dafna Kaufman   Award Name: … Read more

Celebrate the Latest Department Recognitions

March 29, 2023

The Department of Communication encourages submissions to recognize students, faculty and staff for their achievement in communication. Please submit recognitions here. ____________________________________________________________________ Dr. Michael Acosta Dr. Acosta and his Writing for Stage and Screen class’ Blackest Darkness was selected at the … Read more

Foster, Johnson Accepted into Summer Institute at Duke University

January 24, 2023

Department of Communication Ph.D. students Megan Foster and Khari Johnson have been accepted to the highly competitive Black Feminist Theory Summer Institute within Duke University’s Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies. The Black Feminist Theory Summer Institute will take … Read more

The Art Performance of Seoul Queer Collective

January 19, 2023

The Art Performance of Seoul Queer Collective features an exhibition, Freak Flag Fly, displayed in October 2022 by Department of Communication PhD Student Nam Soojung, who edited and translated work by SQC Kim Jungmin. FREAK In this exhibition, the Seoul … Read more

2022 National Communication Association (NCA) Awards

December 2, 2022

Department of Communication PhD students and faculty traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana to attend the 108th National Communication Association‘s 2022 convention “Honoring PLACE: People, Liberation, Advocacy, Community, and Environment”, held from November 17th to November 20th. The department’s Director of … Read more